The Champs with Neal Brennan + Moshe Kasher

The good and great David Alan Grier sits down once again with the Champs, this time to talk almost exclusively about women and sex.  Graphic, honest and awesome.

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Journalist LZ Granderson sits down with the Champs to discuss Obama, voting, Bill Walton's overratedness, Nazis, Guns', Roses and being gay.  And of course, black stuff.

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Comedian Dwayne Perkins sits down with the Champs to discuss girls, comedy and fighting, which leads Moshe and Neal to confess that they believe they could take each other in a fight.  Highly entertaining.

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The stars of the Scary Movie franchise as well as the Wayans Brothers sitcom sit down with The Champs to discuss their long careers in comedy, snapping on Eddie Murphy's pants when they were in grade school, Tupac Shakur, and why Shawn drives a minivan.

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Riff Raff (Burgeoning hip-hop superstar) and Chelsea Peretti (one of the greats in all of comedy) sit with the Champs, marking the first time two white guests have been allowed on the podcast.  What follows is a clinic in nonsense and stupidity and is another reminder of why white people can't have nice things.

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Worldwide comedy phenom sits down with the Champs to discuss stand-up in arenas, how his daughter changed his life, and his craziest sex stories.

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The star of "Guys with Kids," "Hustle and Flow" and "The Departed" sits down The Champs to discuss growing up in Compton, his father putting pad-locks on their kitchen cabinets and his first time on the comedy stage.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:53am PST

NBA Legend John Salley

Former Detroit Piston and Chicago Bull John Salley sits down with the Champs to discuss growing up in an Italian-Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn, the changes in the NBA over the years, and how everyone in the hood uses Dial soap.

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Director Rusty Cundeiff (Chappelle's Show, Human Giant, Fear of a Black Hat, Tales from the Hood) sits down with the Champs to discuss Dennis Miller's early stand-up act, work-place masturbation, black dudes in dresses and happiness. This episode is sponsored by audible. Go to audiblepodcast.com/thechamps for a free audiobook.

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Larry Wilmore is the co-creator of "The Bernie Mac Show" and "The PJs." He was also a writer for "The Office," the Senior Black Corresponent for "The Daily Show," and has a new special on Showtime. He sits down with the Champs to dicuss all of it. Funny, interesting guy.

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The star of "Parks & Rec" and multiple comedy specials sits down with The Champs to discuss his love of carpooling, growing up in the South, his rise to stardom and his admiration for Chris Rock.

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The star of "The Simple Life" and "Fashion Star" sits down with the Champs to talk about her father, Lionel, her heroin addiction, her husband Joel Madden from Good Charlotte and her best Michael Jackson story. Also, Neal says she used to be "chunky." 

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Maronzio Vance (Comedy Central 1/2 Hour) sits down with the Champs to discuss his time opening for Paul Mooney, the time he asked Neal to mentor him, and why Kevin Hart should thank Katt Williams.  Also, Moshe proposes that people stop using the word, "bitch."

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The Champs sit down with their first "Lil" guest, Rel Howry, rising star comic from Chicago.  They discuss his father's crying, white people at camp, girls and religion.  S'good.

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Original Champ and NBA All-Star Blake Griffin makes his triumphant return to discuss the Clippers season, his knees, the things he needs to do to become a complete player, and the origin of the term "Lob City."

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Ron Funches is a idiosyncratic black dude from Chicago who moved to Portland and started doing stand-up.  He sat down with the Champs to discuss his recent seperation, kindness in comedy, and poisoning his mother's boyfriend when he was a kid. 

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R&B star John Legend sits down with The Champs to discuss getting sued, Kanye's place in hip-hop history, his supermodel girlfriend, Frank Ocean's announcement, and why he doesn't care about rappers who can freestyle.

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Retta breaks the glass ceiling, becoming the first solo female to ever sit down with the Champs.  They discuss the Adam Carolla controversy, getting started in comedy and being competitive with peers. Also, Neal reveals that he had erectile disfunction in 2005!

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At long last, Charlie Murphy sits down with the Champs to discuss gangs, prison, dicks on cheeks, the Navy, Beirut, Strom Thurmond, fame, violence and machine guns. It's excellent.

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Comedian Roy Wood, Jr. sits down with the Champs to discuss how when he was charged with mail fraud at age 22, he figured he should try stand-up a few times before he was sent away to prison for the rest of his life.  He didn't get sentenced, and got good at comedy, appearing on Letterman and Last Comic Standing.  Also discussed: Neal was once accused of drugging a woman in Las Vegas!

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Famous young South African comedian (and future Daily Show host) Trevor Noah sits down with The Champs to discuss his (illegal) upbringing as a child of mixed raced parents in the thick of 1980's Apartheid and how he became a comedian.  

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The Champs welcome their first Latino guest, Filipe Esparza, to discuss the time he bit a dude's ear off after watching "Terminator 2" while he was hight on PCP. his mulitple stints in rehab, and meeting his daughter on myspace.

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One third of the legendary hip-hop group sits down with The Champs to discuss how The Fugees got started, how Wyclef and Lauryn Hill's relationship undid the band, and the time he got kidnapped by Somali Pirates in 2008.

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The dude who played Crazy Legs in "Don't Be a Menace..." and Mouse in "The Jamie Foxx Show" sits down with The Champs to discuss his first gigs working with Sam Kinison and Rodney Dangerfield, his writing career, and internet haters.

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Comedian and Actor (Conan, USA's Fairly Legal) Baron Vaughn sits down with the Champs to discuss the in and outs of his Polyamorous lifestyle. That means he has open, honest relationships with multiple woman, as do they. Shit is interesting.

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This week, The Champs sit around with Faizon Love to discuss doing open mics with Adam Sandler, sharing a car with Chris Tucker when they both thought "Friday" had ruined their careers, and what made him quit drinking.

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The most notorious man in baseball sits down with the Champs to discuss his All-Star career, his steroid use, and his regrets over writing the tell-all bestseller, "Juiced."

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Comedian Hannibal Buress (Letterman, Comedy Central, 30 Rock) sits down with the Champs to discuss being rejected by prostitutes in Amsterdam, how Mitch Hedberg affected his career, and his years writing for TV. Also discussed: Moshe's book, "Kasher in the Rye," and living forever.

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Keegan-Michael Key sits down with the Champs to discuss his experience driving a crackhead around to do errands and almost dying in Greece, then compares notes with Neal about having a sketch show on Comedy Central.

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Questlove

The Roots drummer/Jimmy Fallon Band Leader sits down with the Champs to discuss beef with Biggie, the Michelle Bachmann scandal, the curse of Black Geniuses, and his friendship with Jay-Z.

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The Champs sit down with one of the stars of "The Wire," to discuss auditioning for the show, the impact it had on his career and bitches throwing they panties at the guy who played Stringer Bell.

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The Champs continue their conversation with Sasha and FlyLo, delving into Flying Lotus's story, the origin of his sound, and his work with Thom Yorke.  Then they remember that there's a porn star in their midst, and discuss sex injuries, and Sasha's determination to have sex like a man.

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Adult Film star Sasha Grey sits with the Champs to discuss her hairy muff, not getting punched in the stomach by Rocco Siffredi and the importance of hygiene in a sexual partner.  Meanwhile, Flying Lotus makes a song from scratch live on the show.  It's awesome.

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The Winner of Last Comic Standing, Alonzo Bodden, sits with the Champs to discuss his pre-comedy life as a jet engine mechanic, the joy of 3 Ways, and his addiction to crack! (CRACK!)

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"Curb Your Enthusiasm's" JB Smoove sits down with The Champs to break down 'Leon-isms,' 11 piece suits, forcing people to be your friend, and plays a crazy-ass word association game.

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Comedian and "Conan" writer Deon Cole sits with the Champs to discuss his friendship with R. Kelly, getting kicked off of Def Comedy Jam, and the time he kissed a dude.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:03pm PST

Owen Smith

Integration is over as the Champs welcome black comedian Owen Smith, who is best known for his appearance on Conan O'Brien and The Ruckus on Comedy Central.  He talks with the Champs about his four years at Notre Dame, black people behaving differently around white people, and why women don't want to date comedians.

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The Champs semi-integrate with Korean comedian Bobby Lee, who talks about shitting in his pants during a sketch on Mad TV, only watching porn on BluRay and fighting with his mother.

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Carl Lake, the hilarious, beloved Robot from Chappelle's Show sits down with the Champs to discuss his time as a crackhead and quite possibly the craziest 3-way in the history of Germany.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:12pm PST

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